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Question number: 21

» 2018 » January

» National News » Environment

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Which of the following facility is expected to improve by High Performance Computer (HPC) system –‘Mihir’ (meaning Sun)?

I. Tsunami forecasts with greater lead time.

II. Forecasts of vulcanic activities.

III. Weather forecasts at block level over India.

IV. Climate projections at very high resolution.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

II and III

b.

III and IV

c.

Only I

d.

I and II

Question number: 22

» 2018 » January

» National News » Welfare

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Which of the following statement is true about the government Initiatives for Eradication of Begging?

I. Implementing a centrally sponsored Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) (now “Child Protection Services”) for children in need of care and protection (CNCP).

II. CNCP are defined under section 2 (14) of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 (JJ Act).

III. Primary responsibility in execution of the JJ Act lies with the Central Governments.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Only III

b.

I and II

c.

Only II

d.

Only I

Question number: 23

» 2018 » February

» Economic and Corporate News » Basic Economic Data

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Which two states have large increase in number of tax registrants after introduction of GST, as compared to the old regime?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Maharashtra and West Bengal

b.

Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh

c.

Gujarat and Maharashtra

d.

Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal

Question number: 24

» 2018 » January

» National News » Indian Polity

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Which bill has been recently passed by Lok Sabha to allow government to take up infrastructure projects within prohibited areas around protected monuments?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill, 2017

b.

Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable Property (Amendment) Bill, 2017

c.

Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Bill, 2017

d.

Mines and Mineral Development and Regulation Bill, 2017

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